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EPA Head Scott Pruitt Defends First-Class Travel, Citing Security Concerns

EPA Head Scott Pruitt Defends First-Class Travel, Citing Security ConcernsEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt defended his use of first-class and business-class travel on Tuesday, saying a “toxic” political environment has created security risks that mandate his frequent use of premium cabins.



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Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-AideWhite House counselor Kellyanne Conway said she has “no reason not to believe the women” who accused staff secretary Rob Porter of domestic violence ― but then defended President Donald Trump, who has suggested that the allegations might not be true.



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Marco Rubio Defends Democratic Colleague Over Misleading Fox News Report

Marco Rubio Defends Democratic Colleague Over Misleading Fox News Reportpushed back against a Fox News report that implied Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) had engaged in misconduct by texting with a lobbyist associated with a Russian billionaire last year.



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U.S. defends role of Lebanon army as Israel threatens to attack it

U.S. defends role of Lebanon army as Israel threatens to attack itBy Dan Williams TEL AVIV (Reuters) – The United States pledged continued support for Lebanon’s military on Wednesday, calling it a potential counterweight to Iranian-backed Hezbollah, even as Israel said the two forces were indistinguishable and fair game in any future war. The Lebanese Armed Forces took no part in the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel. It has received more than $ 1.5 billion in U.S. military assistance since then and, in the last seven years, training and support from U.S. special forces too.



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Paul Ryan defends Republican memo release

Paul Ryan defends Republican memo releaseOn Tuesday, January Paul Ryan defended the vote by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee to release a classified memo the GOP says shows anti-Trump bias by the FBI and DOJ



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Trustee Defends MSU President, Dismissing Sex Abuse Reports As ‘Nassar Thing’

Trustee Defends MSU President, Dismissing Sex Abuse Reports As ‘Nassar Thing’The vice chairman for Michigan State University’s board of trustees appeared to dismiss the damning Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal on Monday while defending the school’s president against calls to resign.



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Trustee Defends MSU President, Dismissing Sex Abuse Reports As ‘Nassar Thing’

Trustee Defends MSU President, Dismissing Sex Abuse Reports As ‘Nassar Thing’The vice chairman for Michigan State University’s board of trustees appeared to dismiss the damning Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal on Monday while defending the school’s president against calls to resign.



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Mike Pence Defends His President's Racist 'Shithole' Comments

Mike Pence Defends His President's Racist 'Shithole' CommentsVice President Mike Pence argued on Monday that he knows President Donald Trump didn’t mean to be racist when referring to Haiti and African countries as “shithole countries” because “I know what’s in the president’s heart.”



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'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'

'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'The mixed signals from Trump and his chief of staff come as Congress is attempting to pass a short-term spending bill that would avert a government shutdown.



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The Latest: UN defends work of Palestinian refugee agency

The Latest: UN defends work of Palestinian refugee agencyJERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):



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